Thursday, March 31, 2011

Now Accepting Nominations for Journalism Principal of the Year

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Roosevelt University, as part of their annual celebration of high school journalism from throughout the city of Chicago, will be awarding a first-ever award to the Principal of the Year. The idea is to honor a Principal who really celebrates and supports youth-produced journalism. To nominate a principal, see our guidelines here
Click here for more information on the 2011 Roosevelt-McCormick Media Awards. 

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2012 Request for Proposals

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Planning to apply for a grant? Our 2012 request for proposals guidelines are now up on our website. Thanks to your feedback, we've included more details on deadlines and proposal components. We look forward to hearing from you! View the 2012 Request for Proposals.

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Upcoming Workshop: Buildling Your Journalistic Brand, April 8, 2011 @ Northwestern

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Chicago-area journalists, here's a great opportunity from the American Press Institute to work on your journalistic brand. We hope to see you there!

You’re talented and passionate about journalism.

But — in a media world that constantly is shifting beneath your feet — do you have a competitive edge that makes you stand out from a crowd?

That's why you'll want to attend the American Press Institute's one-day regional workshop on "Building Your Journalistic Brand" on Friday, April 8, at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Attendees should register as soon as possible because seating is limited.
During this workshop, you’ll find out how to expand your reach and become recognized as an expert by:
  • taking an inventory of your value and values
  • discovering the strands of your brand's DNA
  • developing a rehearsed elevator speech
  • building a toolkit and action steps to establish, enhance and protect your brand
  • creating a personal strategy for building your digital brand
The workshop is open to ALL journalists, including, but not limited to:
  • Those who work for news organizations across all platforms
  • Bloggers, freelancers and other entrepreneurial writers, reporters and editors
  • Multimedia and visual journalists
  • Journalists trying to re-enter the workforce after being displaced by media downsizing
  • Independent news producers
  • University journalism students
  • University journalism educators
Tuition is only $15 and includes continental breakfast and workshop materials.
Complete details and online registration are available at:

QUESTIONS? Contact Carol Ann Riordan, API Vice President, at (703) 715-3315 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            (703) 715-3315      end_of_the_skype_highlighting;

PLEASE HELP US SPREAD THE WORD by alerting your friends and colleagues about this workshop.
This workshop is underwritten by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation and presented in partnership with Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Student Scholarship Available for the 2011 Summer Investigative Journalism Workshop in Boston

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The McCormick Foundation is offering one Chicago high school student a unique opportunity to gain hands-on journalism experience at the New England Center for Investigative Reporting in Boston this summer.

The 2011 Summer Investigative Journalism Workshop is designed to give students intensive training in investigative reporting and the chance to work on investigative stories that could be published in their own school publications or in major media outlets in New England.

If selected, you’ll spend two weeks on the campus of Boston University participating in investigative reporting workshops led by university faculty as well as distinguished local and national journalists.  You will work on investigative projects at BU’s New England Center for Investigative Reporting and also visit area newsrooms.
Topics covered will include: Initiating investigative stories/where to look; conducting effective interviews; computer-assisted reporting; how to present your findings on the web; news ethics.

Session 1: July 11-22
Session 2: July 25-August 5

Deadline:   May 15, 2011

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Monday, March 28, 2011

Grantee Spotlight: ICFJ’s Spanish-Language Multimedia Trainers

Monday, March 28, 2011

We are excited to support the International Center for Journalists’ new program, “LĂ­deres Digitales: Creating a New Generation of Spanish-Language Multimedia Trainers.” This initiative will teach dozens of journalists from across the U.S. to train their own newsrooms in multimedia storytelling, emerging technologies, social media and visual techniques.
Participants were chosen from more than a dozen states, including large cohorts from California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas. Some represent Telemundo and Univision but others work for local news organizations and nonprofits.
The program begins with 57 participants, who will all take part in a four-week online course. At the end, participants will submit proposals for a multimedia project that will strengthen their communities
ICFJ will then choose 26 reporter trainers to attend a three-day boot camp on backpack journalism. From this group, eight finalists will be chosen to receive additional intensive training to become Spanish-language, digital-media trainers.
For more information on this exciting program, click here.

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Thursday, March 24, 2011

News Literacy Resources

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Looking for information on news literacy? Need curriculum or teaching ideas? Check out these resources below.
Free News Literacy Curriculum and Training Opportunities: Stony Brook University makes its full news literacy curriculum and teaching resources available to teachers. To request the materials or to apply for a fellowship to attend a news literacy summer training institute, go to or e-mail Dean Miller at 

Digital News Literacy Classroom and Online Resources: The Newseum is beta testing a digital classroom that contains video resources and lesson plans for news literacy. 

News Groups for Teachers and Students. The NewsTrust has an online platform that provides credibility rating tools for digital news. The site also has a classroom news group feature for teachers to discuss and share news: Check out NewsTrust CEO”s Fabrice Florin’s presentation, ripe with information about how to help improve a students’ new media “diet.”

Setting Learning Goals for News Literacy. Prof. Geanne Rosenberg of Baruch College directed the November 2010 Inaugural High School News Literacy summit for New York City high school students, educators and observers from journalism and youth media institutions. Baruch also hosted an adjacent dinner/brainstorming session for news/media/digital/information literacy experts and educators. As you set your own news literacy goals, check out the News Literacy Learning Goals that came out of the convening.

The News Literacy Project is an educational program that gives instructors the resources they need to incorporate news literacy into their programs by providing reference materials, expert guest speakers and instructor coaching. For more information about The News Literacy Project, please visit their Web site. If you are interested in incorporating news literacy into your after-school program, please contact Peter Adams at These resources are offered to interested parties at no cost.

Have a resource that you'd like to share? E-mail us at jliao(at) 

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McCormick Media Matters Revamped

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Check out our new look and find new resources about grantmaking at McCormick Journalism.
You may have noticed a few changes on the McCormick Media Matters blog in the past weeks. Thanks to your feedback, we’ve been working to update our blog to better communicate our program’s priorities and goals. Here are some new sections and stories you’ll see:

·     Program Strategy: In this section, you’ll find explainers on our program’s strategies and priorities to help you better understand McCormick Journalism before applying for a grant. You’ll also see occasional updates from Journalism Program Director Clark Bell, in his  “Director’s Notes” series, where he reflects upon pertinent journalism news and program happenings.

·     Deadlines: Here, you’ll find information about our processes, our deadlines, our fall board meetings and notable MF dates to clarify the grantmaking process. 

·     Spotlight: We will recognize exceptional work being done by our grantees and use creative means (i.e. maps, photo slide shows) to share what we’re seeing in the field.  We’ve also added an up-to-date resource section for teachers, students and journalists, to highlight opportunities, professional development, internship, upcoming events, etc.

·     Who We Are: Here, you’ll find relevant articles on the research, events and projects that the Journalism Program staff has its eyes on. You’ll also get a sneak peak into the culture of the McCormick Foundation and its journalism roots. 

We hope you like our new approach and welcome your feedback, comments and suggestions. And remember, you can also find additional program information on our Facebook and Twitter

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Director’s Notes: Quips, Quotes & Commentary on News Literacy Conference

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Beautiful spring weather greeted about 200 journalists, professors, students, high school teachers and news media pundits on the Stony Brook University campus on Long Island, N.Y.

The March 16-18 McCormick Foundation-funded summit was designed to celebrate the impressive growth of the news literacy movement. At the same time, the group confronted the necessity of crafting assessment standards to better measure the impact of the curriculum on student performance and engagement.
A similar conference was held two years earlier to spotlight the need and potential of setting a national agenda for news literacy. Today, various types of curriculum have been introduced into hundreds of university, high school and middle school classrooms.

This momentum is expected to continue. As we see it, students participating in news literacy training will steadily rise from a few thousand to tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands within five years. By the end of the decade, it will be millions.

Here are a few highlights of the conference:
  • “News literacy is a work in progress,” according to Howard Schneider, founding dean of the university’s school of journalism.
  • Journalism schools that offer solid news literacy training to non-majors will become part of the campus epicenter, rather than labeled a “professional school,” Schneider said.
  • A well-constructed news literacy course will help students acknowledge and confront their biases as they follow the Judgment-Conclusion-Action path on current events.
  • As journalists and audiences push against bias in the pursuit of transparency, they should ask two key questions: “What do you mean?” and “How do you know it?”
  • There are some who truly believe that “if the news is that important, it will find me.”
  • The Newseum is determined to help provide attainable standards of learning so schools won’t block Web sites important to news literacy education, said Paul Sparrow, senior vice president of the highly impressive Washington D.C. museum.
  • News comes at us faster than a speeding train. Rather than fully believe what is reported first, we should say “here is what we don’t know.”
  • News literacy teachers may face students who are “disinterested, annoyed and bored,” according to Stephanie Craft, a University of Missouri journalism professor. Craft is working on ways to evaluate the impact of news literacy training.
  • Michael Spikes, a Washington, D.C. high school communications teacher, is convinced that news literacy training boosts reading and writing skills.
  • News literate students realize “you go to Wikipedia first, rather than last,” said Dean Miller, director of Stony Brook’s Center for News Literacy.
  • It is imperative to “alter the demand side” of journalism,” said Tom Rosenstiel, founder and director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism. “The news literacy movement itself must decide whether it works and how to scale it.”
  • On that front, news literacy must become stickier and more sophisticated. Stony Brook’s Miller said “we need to add rigor to program evaluation.
  • The News Literacy Project’s Alan Miller is looking to “elevate the mission of news literacy nationally through a combination of a vibrant classroom program, high profile partnerships with other civic institutions and creation of a dynamic digital media program.”
For more information, check out our News Literacy Resources section.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Journalism Program Grantee Map

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

We've created a map of our current grantees to help connect them to others who may be doing similar work and to share the impact and contributions they've made. Navigate the map below for information on these projects.

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Thursday, March 17, 2011

News Literacy: Building on Success Conference

Thursday, March 17, 2011

We’re at Stony Brook University’s News Literacy: Building on Success conference today, where more than 200 teachers, educators and news media practitioners are gathered to discuss news literacy education and evaluation. (By the way, follow the conversation live at #cnl and sessions are being recorded and will be available soon at )

We’ve heard from a slate of distinguished speakers, including Jeff Jarvis, Dan Gillmor, Tom Rosenstiel and Melinda Wittstock,as well as practitioners on the front, including News Literacy Project’s Alan Miller and Professor Stephanie Craft at the University of Missouri. 

Tomorrow, we’ll be creating an action plan for building on news literacy success. Here’s what we’ll be brainstorming (and feel free to share your ideas on any of these questions): 
1.       If you’re not teaching news literacy and would like to, what’s the biggest obstacle you face in getting a course adopted? 
2.       If you’re currently teaching new literacy and would like to expand it in your institution, what obstacles do you face? 
3.       If you work at a college or university, are there ways you do (or can) work with high schools to expect news literacy offerings? 
4.       Are there ways your institution does (or can) partner with local news media outlets or non-profits to expand your efforts? 
5.       What is the most important thing the Center for News Literacy can do to advance your goals? 
6.       If Stony Brook obtains funding to build a web-based national News Literacy clearinghouse and portal, what are the most important elements and functions you would like to see included on the site (think big) 
7.       Would you like to be part of any beta testing? (If so, email
8.       Should we move to a standardized measurement instrument for news literacy? Why? 
9.       Are there experts at your institution who could help us work on assessment or curriculum development? 
10.   Have you identified any local or state funding sources in your area that might support a News literacy initiative? Elaborate if possible. Can we help you persuade those funders to support your project? 
11.   If you had $100,000 in funding, what would you do with it? 
12.   If a funder offered $3,000 “sudden opportunity” grants to News Literacy teachers that were easy to apply for (one-page letter for instance), what could you do that is now out of reach? How about $1,500? 
13.   What other ideas about expanding News Literacy came to you this week?

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Monday, March 14, 2011

Announcing the 2011 Specialized Reporting Institute Winners

Monday, March 14, 2011

We are excited to reward $250,000 to six organizations for our 2011 Specialized Reporting Institute (SRI) program, which provides issue-specific training for journalists nationwide. Back in December, we received more than 60 applications on very interesting topics, including the economy, environment, digital training and community news.

From these, we worked with out partner, Poynter Institute, to select the following organizations to host SRIs this year:
  • American University's School of Communications for a June workshop in political polling;
  • Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication for a May training on reporting the census;
  • Middle Tennessee State University's School of Journalism for an August workshop on Islam in the Bible Belt;
  • The New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University for a May workshop to help reporters track the impact of stimulus funds on their communities;
  • The Society of American Business Editors and Writers for a June training in Phoenix on covering the crisis in funding public pensions; and
  • The Suburban Newspapers of America Foundation and AP Managing Editors Foundation for an April training in Chicago on the effects of the economic crisis on families.
We hope to see you at one of the workshops. Also, stay tuned for NewsU resources, such as story ideas, tip sheets and webcasts, on each of these SRI topics.

For program details or to apply for a workshop, please go to the host organization's website.

To see the press release, click here.

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Community Journalists Chosen to Attend Reporting Symposium On Impacts of the Economic Crisis on American Families

Monday, March 14, 2011

McCormick Foundation grant covers costs for two days of in-depth training co-hosted by Suburban Newspapers of America Foundation and Associated Press Managing Editors

Twenty community journalists from across the United States have been selected to attend a two-day symposium to learn how to report local stories and develop multimedia reporting projects on the impacts of the economic crisis on American families.

The symposium, funded by a grant from The McCormick Foundation and co-hosted by suburban Newspapers of America (SNA) Foundation and the Associated Press Managing Editors (APME), is part of McCormick's Specialized Reporting Institutes program. The training takes place April 5 and 6 in Chicago at the Chicago Sun-Times.

The symposium will feature top speakers, including Richard Longworth, senior fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and former national economics reporter for the Chicago Tribune, Tom Koetting, deputy managing editor for news at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Celeste Watkins-Hayes, associate professor of sociology at Northwestern university and others.

Participants will receive tools and information to help them improve their coverage of the economic crisis and its impact on families in their communities. Follow-up webinars with symposium attendees will also be part of this comprehensive learning experience.

More than 75 community journalists from daily newspapers under 100,000-circulation and weekly newspaper groups applied for this expenses-paid training opportunity. Judging was done by Doug Fisher, senior instructor and executive editor of The Convergence Newsletter, Ernie Wiggins, associate professor, and Miron Varouhakis, visiting assistant professor, all faculty members at the University of South Carolina's School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Scholarship winners include: Jen Judson, Norwood Transcript and Bulletin, Needham Heights, MA; Skye Kinkade, Mount Shasta Area Newspapers, Mount Shasta, CA; Dan Shearer, Green Valley News & Sun, Green Valley, AZ; Jennifer Noblit, This Week Community Newspapers, Lewis Center, OH; Amber Krosel, Suburban Life Publications, Downers Grove, IL; Lindsay Betz, Sun Newspapers, Cleveland, OH; Dean Kahn, The Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, WA; Michael Malik, The Herald Times, Bloomington, IN; Matthew Hensley, The News Herald, Morganton, NC; and Bob Mentzinger, Kennebee Journal, Augusta, ME.

Also selected were: Kevin Craver, Northwest Herald, Crystal Lake, IL; Bruce Krasnow, The Santa Fe New Mexican, Santa Fe NM; Marilyn Odendahl, The Elkhart Truth, Elkhart, IN; Elizabeth Cooper, Observer Dispatch, Utica, NY, Amanda Reavy, The State Journal-Register, Springfield, IL; Melissa Griffy Seeton, The Repository, Canton, OH; Lyle McBride, The Ledger, Lakeland, FL; Pamela Dempsey, CU-CitizenAccess, Champaign, IL; Linda Leicht, The Springfield News Leader, Springfield, MO; and Marga Cooley, Santa Maria Times, Santa Maria, CA.

The McCormick Foundation has served the needs of children, communities and country by advancing the ideals of a free, democratic society for more than 50 years. Civic health unites all aspects of the foundation's work, from investments in human services, journalism, civics, veterans and early childhood education, to investments that deliver programs and services to hundreds of thousands of people through the foundation's public park and two museums in Chicago. As one of the nation's largest public charities, The McCormick Foundation has granted more than $1 billion to organizations in communities across the country.

The SNA Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) charitable trust affiliated with the trade associationSuburban Newspapers of America. The Foundation supports community newspapers in their role as the leading local information providers and specifically helps with the transformation to a digital world. SNA represents nearly 2,000 daily and weekly community newspapers in the U.S. and Canada.

APME is an association of editors at newspapers in the United States and Canada. It works closely with The Associated Press to foster journalism excellence and to support a national network for the training and development of editors who run multimedia newsrooms in the 21st Century. Any person who is the editor, executive editor or managing editor, or holds any other title that provides for senior responsibilities for the news, online staffs of a member newspaper, is eligible for membership.

For additional information, please contact Mark Laskowski at or (843) 601-2780.

For more information on the symposium, click here to visit APME's website.

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Friday, March 11, 2011

Columbia LINKS Graduates Launch "Education Nation"

Friday, March 11, 2011

On February 16, 2011, 11 students of the Columbia LINKS reporting academy presented their work on "Reporting Academy: Education Nation" to their parents and peers. Throughout the semester, Chicago-area high school students underwent intensive training and mentorship by local journalism professionals. Students wrote stories about topics such as, the draw of gang life for Chicago teens in La Villita, and Chicago Public Schools' Zero Tolerance policy. New to LINKS this semester was a student-produced newscast, "LINKS Tonight," hosted by Anna Patricia-Juarez.

Columbia LINKS is a journalism skills-building and leadership development program for youth and teachers in Chicago Public Schools, run out of Columbia College Chicago.

Check out this photo slideshow documentary on LINKS by Chicago photographer Jason Reblando:

Also, check out "LINKS Tonight" host, Anna Patricia-Juarez highlighting some of their stories:

Congratulations to all the fall/winter 2010-2011 Columbia LINKS graduates!

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Students: Are you an aspiring writer or journalist?

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Hey Students!
Summer is fast-approaching.Below are some ways you can sharpen your media skills, boost your resume and have fun too. Most of these programs are FREE and some even offer stipends, so you can write, edit produce and get PAID at the same time.

Summer Opportunities
The Diversity Sports Media Institute kicks off June 27 at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis. This is a FREE, week-long immersion into all things sports journalism for Indianapolis juniors and seniors in high school.
To learn more click here.
To apply, click here.
The application deadline is April 8, 2011.

Summer Investigative Journalism Workshop for High School Students
A unique opportunity for you to gain hands-on journalism experien
ce at the New England Center for Investigative Reporting. One student will be selected to receive the McCormick Foundation scholarship and attend the workshop for free. For more info and to apply, click here.

Learn about ethics in reporting, visual reporting and multimedia
Poynter Institute in Florida offers a two week fellowship for high school juniors and seniors and recent graduates. Network, use the latest equipment and work with top journalism coaches. Limited scholarships are available.
For more information and to apply click here

University of Iowa Summer Journalism Workshop for High School Students
The McCormick Foundation is offering 12 Chicago high schools students a unique opportunity to gain hands-on journalism experience this summer at the University of Iowa, July 24-28, 2011.
The Workshop will give students training in reporting and media skills and the chance to explore careers in journalism and media.
For more information and to apply click here

Journalism & the Free Society Conference and Internship Program
The McCormick Foundation is offering 2 Chicago college students the chance to attend the conference and the opportunity for one Chicago college student who excelled in high school journalism to have paid internship at a Chicago broadcast or print media organization.
For more information about the conference click here
For more information about the internship click here

Radio Rookies Workshop
This spring and summer, WNYC Radio is holding a workshop to help young people tell radio stories about growing up in the New York area since 9/11. Students will work throughout the summer, receive a stipend and have their stories air on WNYC radio.
For more information click here

Ongoing Opportunities
Apply for a Writing Apprenticeship
After School Matters- Earn a stipend and hone your writing, broadcast and documentary-making skills.

Learn Video Production and Graphic Design
Street Level Youth Media- Attend an after school or summer program or workshops in photography, video production and design.

Work on a Magazine
True Star- Create a magazine during this paid apprenticeship. Choose from areas of focus including, editorial, design, photography and sales.

Write about your community
North Lawndale Community News- Contribute to a blog for members of the North Lawndale community through print, audio and photos.

Become trained in radio broadcasting and digital audio production
Radio Arte- Radio Arte works with youth ages 14-24 and has media classes and internship opportunities throughout the year.

Attend free writing programs
Chicago Young Authors- Practice creative writing and take advantage of performance and publication opportunities such as the Saturday writing program, Louder Than A Bomb and Say What magazine.

Attend a reporting academy
Columbia Links
- This program offers reporting academies on basic reporting, investigative reporting and single-subject reporting.

Learn journalism skills and earn money as a freelance reporter
We The People Media
- The Urban Youth International Journalism Program gives students the opportunity to learn journalism skills from professionals and after graduation, be paid to submit articles to Residents' Journal.

Learn digital video production
Community TV Network- Learn digital video production through paid internships and apprenticeships.

Become an active media maker
Beyondmedia Education -Learn video, photography, audio and Internet and viral social networking skills that will help students tell their stories.

Learn about new technology, games and social media
Open Youth Networks- Learn media and game design skills through workshops and youth summits and more.

Learn video and documentary production skills
Free Spirit Media- Cover high school sporting events, make documentaries and gain experience through internships while developing video production skills.

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Teachers: Make Media a Part of Your Classroom

Thursday, March 10, 2011

The McCormick Foundation Journalism Program partners with local organizations and universities doing great work in journalism. We’re happy to share with you curriculum ideas and training materials to help you incorporate or strengthen journalism and media-making in your classroom. Our partners also offer a variety of professional development and training opportunities for you and your students.


Win a Wall Street Subscription For Your Classroom
The Dow Jones News Fund is giving high school journalism teachers the chance to win a 2011-2012 subscription to The Wall Street Journal Classroom Edition.Teachers are asked to send 250 words on how they will use the newspaper in the journalism classroom to with "Classroom Edition" in the subject line by Sept. 19. Subscriptions start in October. Winning essays will be posted on
Winners receive: 30 copies of The Wall Street Journal Classroom Edition, unlimited use of, full subscription access to The Wall Street Journal Online for the teacher and a downloadable Teacher Guide

Summer Investigative Journalism Workshop for High School Students
A unique opportunity for your students to gain hands-on journalism experience at the New England Center for Investigative Reporting. One student will be selected to receive the McCormick Foundation scholarship and attend the workshop for free. For more info and to apply, click

Teaching Journalism
Hone your skills and meet top industry professionals in a course covering approaches to teaching journalism from Columbia College, including media-media storytelling strategies,social media as an instructional tool, syllabus design and more. Persons with at least a bachelor's degree in any field can take the course as a Journalism Graduate Student-as-Large for graduate credits or CPDUs. The course meets five evenings from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting May 24 through Saturday June 25. Its official title is 53-6740, Teaching Journalism: Pedagogy & Best Practices. To apply, click here.

News Literacy ProjectThe News Literacy Project is an innovative national educational program that is mobilizing seasoned journalists to help middle school and high school students sort fact from fiction in the digital age.

CJAM- Chicago Journalism, Art and Media Project
Gain access to technology that's necessary to better integrate journalism and media making into learning.

High School Broadcast Journalism Project
Establish or maintain an outstanding high school broadcast journalism program

Center for Media Literacy
Professional development and education resources for promoting news literacy.

Through Our Window...Room 101
Example of a model for connecting students bloggers.

A free newspaper, website and teaching tool that aims to inform children in grades 4-7 on current news and world events from a progressive perspective and to inspire a passion for social justice and learning.

Generation PRX
Generation PRX helps youth radio groups share their work through the Public Radio Exchange

The Civic Blueprint for Illinois High Schools
LinkThe Civic Blueprint summarizes six promising approaches to high school level civic education

Survey Shows Obstacles For HS Papers
A Survey of High School Journalism in Southern California Reveals Obstacles in Funding, Teacher Training and Future of Student Newspapers.

We're Not Dead Yet
A study of New York City's high school journalism program and it's importance, and what is necessary to continue and grow the program.

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